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Introducing retinal surgery and medicine to the Darling Downs

Date: 19/08/2020

Venue: St Andrews Hospital, 280 North Street, Rockville, QLD, 4350

Provider: Dr Andrew McAllister

Contact: Andrew McAllister, [E] eyes@toowoombaretina.com.au, [P] 0745800857

Learning Objectives

  • What is a vitrectomy, how does the vitrectomy machine work, and be able to explain this to patients seen in optometry practices
  • Examples of patients that require referral to a retinal surgeon
  • When should diabetics be sent for a review to a retinal specialist
  • What surgical and non surgical options are there for patients with no capsular support
  • What new generation intraocular lenses are available from J&J
  • What monofocal J&J intraocular lens would be recommended for distance and intermediate vision

Max points awarded: 4.50

Session Information

Name
Introducing retinal surgery and medicine to the Darling Downs
Activity Type
Face to Face with Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
1.50
Name
Surgical cases and examples of complex retinal and cataract surgery
Activity Type
Face to Face with Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
No
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
1.50
Name
J&J Vision Intraocular lens range
Activity Type
Face to Face with Assessment
Therapeutic?
No
Manufacturer/Supplier?
Yes
Points for attending & Passing Assessment
1.50